Jan 27, 2022  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

SOCI 204 - Gender, Sexuality and Society

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: SOCI 102 or consent of instructor
Sexuality is a central aspect of human social life. This course closely examines the theories, concepts, practices, and ramifications relating to issues of sex, gender, sexuality and identity. It will increase students’ understanding of the connections between human sexual attitudes and behaviors and larger social forces, and will examine taken-for-granted societal assumptions about human sexuality. Topics include the social construction of sex, gender, and sexual orientation; the interaction of gender roles and sexual attitudes; pornography; prostitution; date rape; and sexual harassment. Offered fall, spring, summer. (CMCL; CSOC; CWRT)